Update date: Mar. 02, 2021
Chancellor YAMADA Kiyoshi
2-28-4 Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8677 Japan
Organization/Research department name (1)：
GRADUATE SCHOOLS GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Course of Science and Technology GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Course of Earth and Environmental Science GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BIOSCIENCE Course of Bioscience GRADUATE SCHOOL OF LETTERS Course of Civilization Studies Course of History Course of Japanese Literature Course of English Literature Course of Communications Course of Tourism GRADUATE SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Course of Political Science GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS Course of Applied Economics GRADUATE SCHOOL OF LAW Course of Advanced Legal Studies GRADUATE SCHOOL OF HUMAN ENVIROMENTAL STUDIES Course of Human Environmental Studies GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS Course of Music Course of Fine Arts and Design GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION Course of Physical Education GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SCIENS Course of Mathematices and Mathematical Sciences Course of Physics Course of Chemistry GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING Course of Electro Photo Optics Course of Mechanical Engineering Course of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Course of Applied Science Course of Architecture and Civil Engineering Course of Mechanical Engineering GRADUATE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING Course of Information and Telecommunication Engineering GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MARINE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Course of Oceanography GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Course of Advanced Medical Science Course of Medical Science GRADUATE SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES Course of Nursing Course of Health and Socil work GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE Course of Agricultural Sciences UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL SCHOOL OF LETTERS DEPARTMENT OF CIVILIZATION DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN CIVILIZATION DEPARTMENT OF EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION DEPARTMENT OF AMERICAN CIVILIZATION DEPARTMENT OF NORDIC STUDEIES DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY Course of Japanese History Course of Oriental History Course of Occidental History Course of Archaeology DEPARTMENT OF JAPANESE LITERATURE DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE WRITING DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES SCHOOL OF CULTURAL AND SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF NORDIC STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF CREATIVE WRITING DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOOL OF LAW DEPARTMENT OF LAW SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND CULTURE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Course of Environment and Resources Course of Human Welfare Environment DEPARTMENT OF ARTS Course of Music Course of Fine Arts Course of Design DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF COMPETITIVE SPORTS DEPARTMENT OF JUDO AND KENDO DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL RECREATION DEPARTMENT OF SPORT & LEISURE MANAGEMENT SCHOOL OF HEALTH STUDIES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL OF SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN AND INFORMATION SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED COMPUTER ENGINEERING\\t SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT OF OPTICAL AND IMAGING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF NUCLEAR ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF PRECISION ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF PRIME MOVER ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS Course of Aerospace Course of Aviation DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SCHOOL OF TOURISM DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION MEDIA TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF EMBEDDED TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION AND NETWORK ENGINEEZERING SCHOOL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME CIVILIZATIONS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIETAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF MARINE AND EARTH SOCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES Course of Applied Biological Science Course of Food Science DEPARTMENT OF MARINE BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF NAVIGATION AND OCEAN ENGINEERING Course of Navigation Course of Ocean Engineering DEPARTMENT OF MARINE CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF MARINE MINERAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT OF MARINE SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF NAVIGATION Course of Navigation Course of Logistics SCHOOL OF MEDICINE DEPARTMENT OF FACULTY OF MEDICINE DEPARTMENT OF FACULTY OF NURSING SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF NURSING DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL AND WELFARE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL CARE AND WELFARE ENGINEERING SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF PLANT SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF BIOSCIENCE SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND CULTURE SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF MARINE BIOLOGY AND SCIENCES
Purpose of establishment：
Establishment of the foundation of TES
Opening of the Aerial Science College in Miho,Shimizu City,Shizuoka Prefecture
Opening of the Electric Wave Science College in Tokyo
Consolidation of the Aerial Science College and the Electric Wave Science College into the Tokai College of Science
Recognition of Tokai University under the old system of education.Establishment of the School of Science and Engineering,the School of Economics and Humanities,and the Preparatory Course
SHIGEYOSHI MATSUMAE AND HIS SPIRIT OF FOUNDING SCHOOL
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Private schools are established based on the
founder's passion for education andideal;such
a will and desire of the founder is the
"founding spirit of the school," which must be
succeeded to the future generations without change.
The founding spirit of our school is deeply
involved with the idea and the life of Dr.
Shigeyoshi Matsumae(1901-1991),the founder of
Matsumae's early life
Shigeyoshi Matsumae was born in Oshima Village
(now Kashima-cho),Kami-Masuki Gun,Kumamoto
Prefecture and moved to Kumamoto City when he
was in his 5th grade of elementary school.
Different from the village,the city was lighted
with the electricity in the evening,and Shigeyoshi
was impressed at the light and its beauty,wondering
"How can it be lighted like this?" This simple
question in his encounter with the light inhis
boyhood was the motive for his study of
"electric science,"he told later.
He went to Kumamoto Middle School(now Kumamoto
High School),Kumamoto Technical High School
(now Kumamoto University,Engineering Department),
and then entered theEngineering Faculty of
Tohoku Imperial University(now Tohoku University).
While hewas in school,he was devoted himself in
sports such as Judo,influenced by hisbig brother.
He was absorbed in the study of electric
engineering in the university,and under professor
Heiichi Nukeyama,expert in electromagnetics,his
graduatedissertation was on the property of the
vacuum tube, which later was to developto the
transistor and IC.
Matsumae's effort for development of Japanese
technology-campaignfor improvement of engineers'
After his graduation from the University,he
joined the then Ministry of Communications(later
divided into the Ministry of Posts and
Telecommunications and the Nippon Telegraph and
Telephone Company(NTT))as an engineer,in the
expectation toengage with the national projects.
However,the work in the Ministry was dull andthe
atmosphere was permeated with the bureaucratic
prudentialism. The deep rootedprinciple was there
to put law college graduates to top priority,and
there wasadeep gap between the graduates from the
liberal arts and the technical and engineering
departments. Matsumae was concerned with such a
reality then,and harbored his claim that the mutual
understanding of the people in liberal arts and
inengineering is indispensable for the normal
development of the nation. He starteda campaign
for technical engineers who were apt to lack
interest in the trendofworld and society,for
their reform of the consciousness and improvement
ofthe status of engineers.
Matsumae was also aware that the then Japan's
science and technology was much dependent on
technologies of foreign countries,and he advocated
the importance ofdeveloping national technology,and
he himself was engaged in studies in that field.
The dawn of the information-oriented age-Matsumae's
invention of the non-loadedcable carrier communication
The challenge of communication techniques in
the early 20th century was how to send information
to more distant place,faster,and in larger
quantities. In the area of telecommunications,
the loaded cable system developed by Prof.
Pupin at Colombia University,USA,is the mainstream
technique of the world. This is the system to
insert a loaded-coil on the telecable to prevent
attenuation of the electric current. This system,
however,was not satisfactory,because the sound
is not clear,not efficient and only one
telephone call was possible on one line.
With the result of the study with Noboru Shinohara,
Matsumae,being not occupied with preconceived idea,
developed a new communication system without a
loaded coil. This was a new system to transmit the
sound with the high frequency electric current,
setting an amplifier in the middle of the long distance
cable. This system solved the shortcomings of the
loaded cable system,and made possible a
multi-communication on one line.This is the world